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Grants & assistance

ACT Microcredit Loan Program

  • Open

Provides low income earners looking to start or expand an existing business with interest free loans of up to $3,000 or low interest loans up to $10,000 to purchase materials or equipment grow the business. Successful applicants can also access services including business skills growth, one-on-one mentoring, peer support and networking events.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have had a Health Care Card, Pension Card or equivalent for at least six months
  • have a combined family income no higher than $75,000
  • have been an ACT resident for a minimum of six months
  • have an existing or semi established business based in the ACT.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Business Growth Fund Program QLD

  • Open

Provides small to medium Queensland businesses with funding of up to $50,000 (excluding GST) to purchase and implement highly specialised equipment or services.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST
  • have Queensland headquarters
  • have been trading for at least three years
  • have a minimum turnover of $500,000.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Automotive Transformation Scheme (ATS)

  • Open

Provides businesses involved in the Australian automotive industry with cash payments to cover up to 15% of the cost of investing in plant and equipment, and 50% of the cost of investing in research and development, to encourage investment and innovation in the Australian automotive industry. Cash payments are also available for activities related to the production of motor vehicles, engines and engine components.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must be an:

  • Australian Motor Vehicle Producer (MVP)
  • Australian Automotive Component Producer (ACP)
  • Australian Automotive Machine Tool and Automotive Tooling Producer (AMTPs), or
  • Australian Automotive Service Provider (ASP).

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Local Capability Fund - Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy (WAIPS Round)

  • Open

Provides small to medium Western Australian businesses with funding of up to $20,000 (excluding GST) to improve their competitiveness and better prepare them to win State and local Government supply contracts.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must have:

  • an Australian Business Number (ABN) or an Australian Company Number (ACN)
  • operating facilities based in Western Australia, and will continue to be based in Western Australia for the next 12 months
  • a turnover between $250,000 and $100 million.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Vehicle Rebates for Farmers TAS

  • Open

Provides farmers in Tasmania with rebates of up to 40% on the motor tax paid on commercial vehicles used for agricultural purposes.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a Tasmanian farmer
  • be using a commercial good for agricultural purposes
  • complete a statutory declaration.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Sustainability Loan QLD

  • Open

Provides Queensland primary producers and commercial fishers with loans of up to $1.3 million to become more productive and sustainable.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have been operating for at least two years
  • have sound prospects for commercial viability
  • demonstrate a financial need
  • provide a management plan.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Local Industry Fund for Transition

  • Open

Provides businesses affected by the closure of car manufacturers in Victoria with funding of up to $2 million to cover up to 25% of costs for eligible projects to find new markets and create new jobs.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Company Number (ACN) and an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be based in Victoria have the ability to meet the required co-contribution ($3 for every $1 of funding).

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Farm Innovation Fund NSW

  • Open

Provides primary producers in NSW with loans of up to $250,000 to help carry out permanent works that have significant long term benefits and mitigate adverse seasonal conditions.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be the owner or operator of the property where the work is to be carried out
  • show the farm produces at least 50% of your gross income
  • not have gross off-farm assets exceeding $5,000,000
  • provide satisfactory security to support the loan sought.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Innovation Connections

  • Open

Provides small and medium sized businesses with access to expert technology advice to address technology and knowledge gaps, and collaborate with the research sector in developing new ideas with commercial potential. Support includes up to $50,000 in matched funding to work on collaborative projects.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a for-profit, non-tax exempt company who is registered for GST and operating in Australia for at least three years
  • have an annual turnover or operating expenditure between $1.5 million ($750,000 for remote Australia and Northern Australia) and $100 million
  • be operating in a specified Growth Sector.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Food Source Victoria Growth Grants

  • Open

Provides farmers, growers, processors and manufacturers who received a Food Source Victoria Planning Grant and developed a Growth Plan with funding to support the actions in that plan. Applicants who did not recieve a Planning Grant may also apply for a Growth Grant if they have an existing equivalent plan.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be applying as coalition of two or more participants in the agri-food supply chain (for example farmers, growers, food processors and manufacturers, food service companies, retailers and supporting groups such as shippers, research groups and suppliers)
  • have at least one partner based in regional Victoria
  • have a Growth Plan from a Food Source Victoria Planning Grant, or existing equivalent plan.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.